Turnip Nigiri Sushi

Turnip Nigiri Sushi

Make this easy sushi with small Japanese turnips. Daikon radish can be substituted for the Japanese turnips.

Ingredients: 1 sushi roll

Sushi rice
Japanese turnip
1 slice, small
Green shiso
Nori seaweed
to taste
Salt and sushi vinegar
to taste


1. Thinly slice as many turnips as you need, one for each sushi roll. Soak in salt water, drain, and squeeze out the water after they have wilted.
2. Cut the shiso in half lengthwise, then cut diagonally for each piece. Prepare the nori seaweed to wrap.
3. Shape the sushi rice into a barrel, smear on a dab of wasabi paste, and place a shiso leaf on top. Dip a slice of turnip in sushi vinegar, lay it on the rice and adjust the shape. Wrap with a strip of nori.
4. Serve them up as is.

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